More SBC-2 items to obsolete - r/w long
p.lavarre at IEEE.org
Fri Aug 27 16:54:43 PDT 2004
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* Pat LaVarre <p.lavarre at ieee.org>
> Question on making READ LONG obsolete.
> Question on making WRITE LONG obsolete.
> As the drives become more sophisticated, the
> meaningfulness of the data becomes more and more
> difficult to interpret. I know they will be
> obsolete soon, but is the time already?
> Some of these hypothesize that modern drives use proprietary mechanisms
> for determining and executing defect management and that there are
> no application clients that use these somewhat dated tools for
> drive ECC and establishing defect lists.
The more of us who can easily inject read errors, write errors, current
and deferred ... the better off we all are.
I know myself I only know how to inject current read errors via writing
long something I did not read long and how to inject deferred errors
thru vendor-specific commands that very few drives support ...
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